I had a great art instructor in high school. I was in one of her classes every year for all four years I attended West Springfield High School. She was an excellent instructor. Her name was Genevieve Roberts. There were two other art instructors there: Martha Foote and Nancy Powell. I took classes with them… Continue reading The Annual Self Portrait
gets in the way sometimes. I really have been meaning to get back in the studio this week but I’ve been procrastinating I think. I’ve got my next several kitty reference photos picked out and ready to go. I have started a self portrait painting by setting up a mirror, doing some preliminary sketching, stained… Continue reading And then life…
The Art Sale & Burn Party is just a few days away. I’ve been busy making appetizers to serve and sorting through my old art work, things I’ve done in workshops, pieces that just haven’t sold, and my mom’s art work and trying to decide on some special pricing arrangements. Not because I actually planned… Continue reading You’re Burning Art?!!!
I’m working my way through a book on my Kindle entitled: Art Money Success by Maria Brophy who became a manager for her artist husband. On her website one can find the worksheets after you purchase the book. The author provides the worksheets (along wtih text) to help the artist figure out a number of… Continue reading Art and Money
I was looking at my new website at FASO (Fine Art Studio Online) website that I started last year and trying to learn how to do some things and I came across a discussion about blogs and why it is important for artists these days to have a blog. That discussion in the forums led… Continue reading Tidying
On Tuesday, my friend and fellow painter, Daphne Benton, are installing a two woman show of our works at the Northumberland Public Library where it will be available for viewing until January 31st. That’s 20 of my paintings to be packed and hung. I’ve warned my husband that our walls will basically be striped clean.… Continue reading The Week Between